Total Vacations presented the Canary Islands in Canada as their only and exclusive European destination
The Canadian tour operator Total Vacations presented last 20th of September in Canada the Canary Islands as their exclusive tourist destination in Europe during an event that gathered together about half thousand travel agents.
The Canary Islands archipelago was introduced to the Canadian travel agents as the only European destination within the 2010 – 2011 catalogue of Total Vacations. This tour operator is introducing the islands’ tourist offer in fifteen cities in Canada: Kitchener, London, Windsor, Toronto, Barrie, Niagara Falls, Hamilton, Ottawa, Montreal, Kingston, Buffalo, Halifax, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver.
The event was attended by the vice-councillor of tourism for the Government of the Canary Islands, Yolanda Perdomo, and representatives of the councils of Tenerife and Fuerteventura, together with Canadian travel agents and other figures of the tourist industry.
The event included a series of 20-minute seminars where the Canary Islands were introduced to the travel agents by a professional from the public entity Promotur, who talked about the varied tourist offer the islands have from golf courses and wellness centres to water sports and night life.
In the evening, the assistants enjoyed a banquet organized by Total Vacations where the president of this Canadian tour operator, Dave Decco, and the councillor of tourism for the Canary Islands, gave a talk about the archipelago as tourist destination.
During the banquet, it was also presented a promotional spot specially developed for the Canadian market taking into account their preferences and highlighting the wide tourist offer of the Canary Islands including local cultural and nature tourism.
The Canary tourism department brought over 800 kilograms in promotional materials to be handed out among the tourist agents including brochures and other promotional materials about each island and their different tourist offer.